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The Poll
Compiled by Bill Syken
December 01, 2003
Arkansans weigh in on sports*
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December 01, 2003

The Poll

Arkansans weigh in on sports*

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ENEMY OF THE STATE

Nolan Richardson 16%
Frank Broyles 12%
Lou Holtz 12%

Arkansans haven't forgotten Richardson's acrimonious departure as Hogs basketball coach in 2002 (or athletic director Broyles's perceived role in that departure). The most hated opponents: the universities of Texas (35%), Tennessee (20%) and Alabama (10%).

* Harris Interactive poll, conducted online, of 422 Arkansas residents who identified themselves as sports fans. Margin of error +/-5%.

?Multiple responses allowed.

Enthuse-o-meter

On a scale of 1 to 100, how would you rate your state's enthusiasm for sports, relative to other states'?

Rank: 9th of first 20 states polled

WHO & WHERE

1 Fayetteville
The home of the University of Arkansas is also the state's SI Sportstown, for having the best community sports programs.

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